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Apr 11, 2012

Tsunami Warning Triggered By 8.6 Magnitude Indonesia Earthquake

Indonesia Earthquake Epicenter
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Indonesia Earthquake Epicenter Image Credit: CNN/Google Map A tsunami warning has been triggered after a massive earthquake hit Indonesia on Wednesday, April 11, 2012. The Indonesian government issued the tsunami warning after the massive earthquake hit the sea 270 miles (435 kilometers) from Aceh’s provincial capital. The initial earthquake was said to be 8.9 magnitude […]

Apr 8, 2011

7.1 Earthquake: Japan’s Strongest Aftershock, Tsunami Warning Lifted

Japan's 7.1 Earthquake
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Broken windows from Thursday’s 7.1 earthquake Image Credit: AP Photo/Vincent Yu SENDAI,JAPAN – A 7.1 earthquake rattled Japan on Thursday morning which was initially measured at a magnitude of 7.4. According to reports, the U.S. Geological Survey in Golden, Colorado, later downgraded it to 7.1 and was said to be the strongest aftershock after the […]

Mar 11, 2011

Japan earthquake update: 26 reported dead, Tsunami warning raised to more than 20 countries (Video)

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A total of 26 people were reported to have been killed after an 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit Japan on Friday, March 11, 2011 and eventually led to a huge tsunami as shown in the video below, as tsunami warning were raised to more than 20 countries around the world. As of this writing, Aljazeera reported that […]

Mar 11, 2011

Tsunami Warning: Philippine Institute Of Volcanology and Seismology Issued Alert Warning For 19 Philippine Provinces

TSUNAMI Alert in The Philippines
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Tsunami Alert In Philippine Area Image Credit: Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology issued a tsunami alert to 19 provinces after an 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan, GMA news reported. (Update: Tsunami Alert in the Philippines already cancelled by PHIVOLCS.) The tsunami alert level has been raised to Level 2 which was said to […]

Oct 25, 2010

Tsunami Alert as major earthquake hit Indonesia

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A Tsunami alert was issued after a major earthquake hit the Western part of Sumatra, Indonesia. The earthquake has a 7.5 magnitude and with a depth of 33km (20.5 miles). According to Indonesian officials, the epicentre of the earthquake is estimated at 152 miles (244 km) South of Padang City. Tsunami warning signals in the […]